Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Chewton Glen

Executive summary by darmansjah

Chewton Glen is a five star hotel and spa located on the edge of the New Forest National Park on the South Coast of England.

Chewton Glen House dates from the early 18th century and Captain Frederick Marryat stayed here for periods in the 1840s, during which time he was writing the novel The Children of the New Forest. Marryat's brother, George, owned the property from 1837 until 1855.

The property was converted into a hotel in 1962 by the Duval family. The hotel was sold to Martin Skan in 1966, and he remained the proprietor for 40 years. In 2006, Chewton Glen was bought by the property magnate Ian Livingstone. In recent years, the hotel has hosted a number of high-profile events, including the annual Chris Evans charity drive which has raised money for local and national charities, including Children in Need. It remains popular with celebrities

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